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Consul general Ricardo Zuniga displays U.S. beef ready for Brazilian customers representing more than a decade of work.

INSIDE WASHINGTON: Should Brazilian beef be banned?

Advocacy group files regulatory petition to revoke equivalency status of Brazil as beef exporter to U.S.

Several months ago, beef from Brazil was banned from import into the U.S. after food safety concerns surfaced regarding inspectors being paid off and corruption at the country's largest meat packer, JBS. Now, the validity of whether the U.S. abides by its own trading standards is on the line.

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